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Turkana Red Jewel Cichlid F2

Turkana Red Jewel Cichlid F2

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Discover the captivating beauty of our F2 Turkana Red Jewel Cichlids. These exquisite fish boast vibrant colors and intricate patterns that instantly enhance your aquarium's allure. Bred with care, our F2 Turkana Red Jewel Cichlids exhibit remarkable genetics and stunning personalities. Add a touch of elegance to your aquatic realm with these captivating cichlids, sure to become the centerpiece of your underwater oasis.

Turkana Red Jewel Cichlid Care Guide:

The Turkana Red Jewel Cichlid, F2 generation, is a remarkable addition to your aquarium with its vibrant colors and intriguing behavior. Follow these care guidelines to ensure the well-being and longevity of your cichlids:

1. Tank Setup:

   - Tank Size: 30+ gallons
   - Temperature: 76-82°F
   - pH: 7.5-8.5
   - Substrate: Fine sand or gravel
   - Hiding Places: Rocks, caves, and plants

2. Diet:

   - Provide a balanced diet of high-quality pellets, flakes, and occasional live or frozen foods.
   - Supplement with vegetable matter, like blanched spinach or zucchini.

3. Water Quality:

   - Regularly monitor water parameters.
   - Perform weekly water changes of 20-25%.
   - Maintain good filtration to ensure optimal water conditions.

4. Behavior and Compatibility:

   - Turkana Red Jewel Cichlids are territorial, provide enough space and hiding spots to reduce aggression.
   - Keep them in groups of 4 or more to disperse aggression.
   - Avoid housing with overly aggressive tankmates.

5. Breeding:

   - Provide flat stones or terracotta pots for potential spawning sites.
   - Maintain stable water conditions to encourage breeding.
   - After breeding, parents may protect and care for the fry. You can provide additional hiding spots for fry.

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